Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
A golf-cart friendly, lake community
Town of Rome City
Coming up in Rome City is family-friendly fun including a Parade & Block Party .
Farmers Market, MAY TO OCTOBER
May 5th & 6th - Town-wide Garage Sale
July 1st, Fireworks on Sylvan Lake
July 8th, POKER RUN on Sylvan Lake
Aug 4th & 5th - Town-wide Garage Sale
Aug 12th & 13th - Chautauqua Days Festival!!!
Chautauqua Days Festival, Sunday, August 13 at 1:00pm
Decorate your boat and meet at Lakeside Park at 12:45 p.m. Parade will start at
1p.m. and proceed Counter Clock-wise around Sylvan Lake.
The town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist attraction nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our small town offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.
Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site,
16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails and a public island boat dock.
The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on Sylvan Lake.
Enter our decorated Boat Parade on Sylvan Lake!
Chautauqua Days Festival, Saturday at 6:30 PM - 8 PM
"The Jug Huffers" are a fun-loving band from northeast Indiana.
Listen and watch from the shore in your boat!!
Free text alerts to your phone from
Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.
TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57
Rome City, Indiana
is a small
community on famous
DATES: July 29th, August 26th, Sept 30th
One day course of approximately 6 hours, by trained firearms instructors
Chautauqua Parade on Kelly St. -- Saturday, August 12 at 4:30pm
Block party at town hall parking lot. Free hot dogs, face painting, fun, fire dept. and interesting exhibits -- Saturday, August 12 at 5:30pm,
Lyrics at Lakeside on Sylvan (live music) --Saturday, August 12 at 6:30pm
Church on the Big Island -- Sunday, August 13 at 9:30am
Decorated Boat Parade --Sunday, August 13 at 1:00pm